teaching assistant

Think Teach
29 Mar 2018
13 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
**SEN teaching assistant

**Immediate start

**Year 1-3 mixed

**£80-85 per day

**Special Needs Primary School

**Long term or short term

**Full time

**DBS required on the update service

**Leatherhead, Surrey


**Experience with Pecs, Makaton, Previous experience working with SEN

This is a special school for children with Learning and Additional Needs. It has a long history of being a highly successful secondary special school and is now in the process of becoming a primary special school.

They are delighted that by 2020, the school will have 112 places (16 children and 2 classes per year group) plus 7 full time equivalent assessment nursery places for children with Learning and Additional Needs. Additional needs may include speech and language difficulties, autism, physical difficulties and/or medical needs.

The schools vision is for every child to achieve as much as they possibly can and we will do everything possible to ensure that every child receives the best teaching, learning opportunities, curriculum, excellent staff/child/parent relationships and additional support to make this happen.

They provide staff with the tools and support to instil a strong learning culture in their classrooms. Teaching at this school is excellent. All their team of dedicated staff are committed to all the children’s success.

SEN teaching assistant role short description:

Working within a classroom of a mixture of year 1 and 3 students, all students have a SEN statement but able to verbally speak, the successful SEN teaching assistant will be working closely with the teacher to assure everything runs smoothly during the lessons, previous experience is vital and having experience with pecs, Makaton would be beneficial.

You'll need:

·excellent communication skills

·To be able to work under pressure


·Available for trial day Tuesday or Thursday

·DBS on update service

·the ability to deal with challenging behaviour

·creative and practical skills for activities and displays

Please be sure that all previous experiences are clearly stated on your most up to date CV.

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/80679012

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